Capturing newborn pictures for others, brings back so many raw emotions of what I think most moms go through with their first born babies. The beginning of your family…. when the tiniest person, changes so much more than your physical appearance. They increase the size of your heart, they release emotions that can’t be explained, but are felt and seem almost larger than life. It’s when we gladly allow a transfer of devotion to another and with that comes the overwhelming mama bear protectiveness. Add in copious amount of time spent on another…. all that translates into….
THE moment we understand our parents, and give them more grace.
Holding my firstborn late one night and seeing her overstuffed, milk coma cheeks on my shoulder as she slept soundly, my heart just ached. It wasn’t pain, it was emotion that was so deep it nearly broke me. With one phone call the above was summed up for me. I dialed Mom. “Mama, tell me something… Did you love me like this?…. really…. Please, know that I love you! ” It’s called the circle of life and there is nothing more precious.
This family with their quiet beauty reminded me just how perfectly fulfilling your first born can be! Bless you as you walk this new role and love that little one to death!
Just a little snuggle bug, sleeping through his first portrait session like a champ.
It might have been the newborn images below that reminded me of that night with my little one… enjoy the plump lips, the positioning that shows little Welles’ back wrinkles and of course kissable little toes…. Enjoy!
Blessings Eric and Megan!
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Lovin’ the Light is a natural light and portrait studio, specializing in newborn, birth, maternity, baby, child and family photography in Gainesville, Florida and surrounding areas.